Born: No­vem­ber 28, 1532, Frank­furt an der Oder, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: 1599, Lang­feld (near Son­nen­burg), Bran­denb­urg.

Ringwaldt was or­dained in 1557, and was pas­tor of two par­ish­es be­fore set­tling in 1566 as pas­tor of Lang­feld. He was one of the most pro­lif­ic hymn­ists of the 16th Cen­tu­ry, writ­ing at least 165 hymns. A se­lect­ion of 59 of his Geist­liche Lied­er was pub­lished at Hal­le, Ger­ma­ny, in 1858.



  1. Es ist ge­wiss­lich an der Zeit
  2. Gott Heil’ger Geist, hilf uns mit Grund
  3. Great God, What Do I See and Hear?